COVID-19 Updates

Perry Memorial Hospital is working closely with the Bureau County Health Department, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as we continue to monitor the everchanging and evolving status of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) locally. There are 209 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Bureau County (including 3 deaths), 26 confirmed cases in Marshall County, and 13 confirmed cases in Putnam County as of 8-11-2020. 

If you are experiencing COVID-like symptoms, our COVID Communication Line is available 24/7 to discuss your symptoms and provide guidance on your care.  The COVID Communication Line can be reached by calling 815-875-4531.

Want to learn more?  Visit www.perrymemorial.org/coronavirus

Perry Memorial News and Events

Sep 2

Caregiver support

Would you like a supportive community and education as you navigate your role as the primary care giver for a loved one?*Meetings include 1 hour of education & resource sharing followed by 30 minutes (optional) of social time. Care for your dependent loved one available with reservation. This month's topic:  Safety In LiftingLower Level Conference room please park at 5th Street Visitor Entrance and take the elevators down. There is no cost and reservations are encouraged Contact:  Marcia (815)876-4449

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Sep 7

Tai Chi

Meets every Monday and Thursday from 10:15-11:15 a.m. Location: Bureau County Metro Center Cost: $5 per session Join Perry’s Medical Rehabilitation team for Tai Chi classes at the Metro Center.  Jereen Mercer, a licensed Occupational Therapist Assistant at Perry will lead the class.  Tai Chi has been modified for those living with the pain of arthritis – although the class is beneficial for those without arthritis as well. New participants are always welcome. For more information, contact Jereen Mercer, COTA/L (815-876-4494.

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Sep 8

Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Checks

Occurs second Tuesday of every month from 7:30-9 a.m. Location: Main Lobby, Perry Memorial Hospital Perry provides free blood pressure and blood sugar checks on monthly basis. No appointment is necessary. For more information, contact Marcia Hartwig at 815-876-4449.

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Sep 8

Monthly Diabetes Meeting

Meets 2nd Tuesday of every month Location:  White Oak Classroom (3rd Floor, Main Hospital Building) Join Perry for an informational meeting that will provide up to date guidelines and tips on how to realistically manage diabetes.  Each session will have designated time allotted for open discussion and idea sharing.  With Perry you don't have to manage diabetes alone! For more information contact Marcia Hartwig: 815-879-4449

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